Brexit Borders Plan Fleshed Out

THE GOVERNMENT has published details of the arrangements for the UK’s borders with the EU from January and what hauliers need to do, reports Chris Tindall.
It said the guidance followed ‘extensive engagement’ with stakeholders, as well as a £705m package of investment for border infrastructure, jobs and technology.
The GB-EU border operating model maps out intended locations of inland border infrastructure to offer additional capacity for freight checks and reveals that the Kent Access Permit will be mandatory for HGVs using the short sea channel crossings.
RHA chief executive Richard Burnett said: ‘It’s vital that hauliers and traders do everything they can now to prepare.

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